Broward County's African-American Research Library and Cultural to Host a Roaring Good Time at Destination Friday  "South Africa"
- Experience the diversity of South Africa with food, fun, dancing and prizes -

Collage of South Africa.

Have a roaring good time at Destination Fridays - South Africa.

DATE: February 20, 2014
Libraries Division
PHONE: 954-357-6190

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Following the recent, highly successful “Take Me to the Mardi Gras”  event, Broward County Library presents the second of its exciting series of Destination Friday after-hours events for ages 21 and over. Join us for a roaring good time on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.

Experience the diversity of South Africa through food and drink (while supplies last), plus live entertainment and dancing. For added fun, wear your safari attire! 

Tickets are  $10 and can be ordered through Eventbrite. Guests may also pay at the door by cash or credit card. Two round-trip tickets to South Africa, a $3,000 value (courtesy of South African Airways*) and other prizes will be raffled. Prizes include two nights accommodation at Sun International’s Lost City Palace, wines from South African Wines and books (courtesy of Barnes and Noble) which include Nelson Mandela: A Life in Photographs; Desmond Tutu's Let There Be Light and DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: South Africa. Prize winners must be present to win.

Sponsors include Post Haste Travel, Friends of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, Light Bulbs Unlimited, Friends of Hollywood Libraries, Drum Cafe, Meal-in-a-Pie and Whole Foods.

South African Airways features daily nonstop service from the U.S. to South Africa with morning departures from New York's John F. Kennedy Airport and afternoon direct service from Washington's Dulles Airport that offer travel convenience and award-winning service.

Upcoming Destination Friday events are:
April 4 – Paris
June 6 – Brazil
September 5 – Greek Isles
October 3 – Ghana, Africa

As each of these other Destination Friday events approaches, the Library will provide more information about them and the opportunity to purchase tickets.

For more information on this event, please contact Steve Vinik,, 954-357-6190 or Hayley St. John-Ayre,, 954-201-2657.

The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the largest library system in Florida by square footage and one of the busiest, with more than 9 million walk-in customers visiting its 40 locations annually. The library has more than 3.4 million items and 2,000 computers for public use, and offers hundreds of events and programs to meet the needs of Broward County's diverse community. Broward County Libraries Division continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site,, which provides information about library activities, links to online catalogs, reference information and databases, customers can visit BCL WoW - Broward County Library Without Walls – for free eBooks, music, audiobooks, apps, movies and more. Customers may also follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter. Libraries Division also administers the services, programs, collections and exhibits of the Broward County Historical Commission.

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